and in a sense we’re all winning
Well, yes. This IS America.
(US Army attacks homeless veterans protesting in Washington, DC in 1932)
1960s Birmingham, Alabama
1970 attack on unarmed student protesters at Kent State University
Police action at peaceful UC Davis Occupy protest
Let’s not pretend like the police actions taken this week are anything new. It’s just the most recent manifestation of a problem America has had for a very long time.
That was then. And this is now.
Happening now in Ferguson, Missouri: Instead of following police orders to disperse, protesters get on their knees with their hands up, refuse to move, August 13, 2014.
This is gonna be in textbooks 50 years from now
it’s not just about finding a man who will respect you like he respects the sea, or stares at you like he does to the ocean, it’s not about finding a sea man who will worship you like he does with his mistress the big blue, it’s about finding the man who will give it up for you
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